Global view: how have recent US developments affected the global regulatory environment for products offering an alternative to combustible tobacco?
Time: 11:55 - 12:10
Date: Friday 4th December
Implementation of the PMTA deadline, and continuing regulatory pressure in areas of policy such as flavours and youth access to vaping products have been discussed widely in the media and resulted in a huge amount of regulatory change in the US. But what implications does all this have on regulation in other global markets, including Europe where discussions are about to start on a revision of the Tobacco Products Directive? And how has the market reacted to the changing legal landscape? As we look ahead to a new market environment where other reduced risk products are being offered to consumers such as heated tobacco and nicotine pouches, how does the changing market for combustible alternatives affect development of policy and regulation in this area?